VOL. 118 | NO. 52 | Monday, March 29, 2004
Contractors Group Hosts Safety Seminar
The West Tennessee chapter of Associated Builders and
Contractors presents a scaffold safety seminar from 8 a.m. to noon in the
ABC office, 1995 Nonconnah Blvd. Cost is $150 for members, $200 for
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville presents Sick
of Being Sleepy, a seminar on the epidemic of excessive sleepiness, at 6 p.m.
in the classrooms at Baptist-Collierville, 1500 W. Poplar Ave. Admission is
free. Call 227-8478 for reservations.
The Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association hosts a
Lunch and Learn program from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Evergreen Presbyterian
Church, 613 University St. Speaker is Jenny Turner-Courtney of the Memphis
Grizzlies. Call Bert Kelly at 529-4560.
The MAARket Masters chapter of Toastmasters meets at
7 a.m. at the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, 6393 Poplar Ave. Attendees
can gain public speaking and presentation skills. Call Tommie Criswell-Jones at
The Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts
its monthly luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Thomas Center
East Lounge at Christian Brothers University. Attorney Stephen McDaniel will
discuss estate planning and planned giving. Cost is $15 for members; $25 for
non-members. Call 321-4352 or visit www.afpmemphis.org.
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare-Germantown Hospital
hosts Girl Talk, a program to help improve communication between mothers and
daughters, at the hospital, 7691 Poplar Ave. Classes run through April 22. Cost
is $20. Call 516-6645 or visit www.methodisthealth.org to register.
The Memphis Lawyers chapter of the Federalist Society
presents a forum on Same Sex Marriage in the Aftermath of Goodridge from noon
to 1 p.m. in the Federal Courthouse conference room, 11th floor.
Division 8 Circuit Court Judge D Army Bailey and attorney J. Maxwell Williams
are the featured speakers. Attendees should bring a brown-bag lunch. Call
526-0431 for reservations.
The government relations committees of the Collierville
Chamber of Commerce and Germantown Area Chamber of Commerce host the fifth
annual legislative breakfast at 8 a.m. at Ridgeway Country Club, 9800 Poplar
Ave. Cost is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 853-1949 for
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents percussionist
Ed Murray during the Paul & Linnea Bert Chamber Orchestra series at 8 p.m.
at the Buckman Performing and Fine Arts Center, 60 Perkins Extended. Admission
is $30; $27 for senior citizens. Call 324-3627.
Methodist Healthcare and the National Multiple
Sclerosis Society present the MS Walk at 9 a.m. at Mud Island River Park,
125 N. Front St. Call 755-4900 for more information.
Council member Carol Chumney hosts a town hall
meeting at 10 a.m. at East High School, 3206 Poplar Ave. The topic is
Improving MLGW and City Services. The meeting is free and open to the public.
The newly launched Memphis African-American Writers
Group meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Levi Branch Library, 3676 Highway 61 S.
The group is open to published and non-published writers of any race and
gender. Call Shelia Lipsey at 348-2511.
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital hosts the Marguerite
Piazza St. Jude Gala at 6 p.m. in the Memphis Ballroom at The Peabody, 149
Union Ave. Tickets are $200 per person. Call 373-5051.
The West Tennessee Area of the American Diabetes
Association hosts the 2004 The Cat in The Hat by Dr. Seuss Black Tie Gala
and Auction at Park Vista Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Blvd. For tickets or sponsorships, call 682-8232.
Arts-Visions & Venues Inc. hosts its first
evening of soul at 8 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Call
395-8242 for ticket information.